Dr. Charles Finn
Dual undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science, University of Minnesota, Duluth; MA in Management and Economic Development, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota; Ph.D. in Management Science, University of Strathclyde, Scotland. He taught strategic planning, organizational behavior, and technology at the Humphrey Institute (1986-99). He served as Chair of Graduate Programs at Empire State College, SUNY (1999-2002). Charles recently retired as a Management Professor at the College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY (2002 – 2014). He has conducted research nationwide on banking and community economic development, and has been called to testify by Congress and the Federal Reserve Bank. He has consulted with federal, state, local governments, and non-profits, developing strategic plans in the areas of education, health care and community economic development. He has as also taught and consulted with foreign governments as a visiting professor in Poland, Ireland and Scotland. Dr. Finn served DMD for two terms as Regional Representative and was the Faculty Adviser of the Iota Gamma Chapter of The College of Saint Rose 2004-2014. Dr. Finn has been the DMD Vice President of Extension and Development the past two years.